Tag Archive: pirate
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Somalia to build Navy

Somalia will rebuild its Navy to protect the country's territorial waters and marine resources and ward off illegal foreign fishing entities, Deputy Prime Minister Mohamed Omar Arte has said. Somalia to ...
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Canada’s Navy to go high tech?

Canada's new naval ambitions. Canadian Navy Could Use Space and Lasers to Battle Pirates on the High Seas By Justin Ling Canada is looking to get serious about patrolling the high seas, and that ...
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Nigeria still bad news for crews

IMB only reports incidents logged with them. Under-reporting is rife in West Africa. Attacks Off Nigeria Drive Sea Kidnappings Up By Over 50% By Samson Echenim As a result of five attacks off ...
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Finger pointing in Nigeria

CLO accuses military and oil companies of complicity in crimes. ‘Military, oil firms responsible for pipeline vandalism, violent crimes’ By Olusegun Julius AGAINST the backdrop of recent bombing of oil installations and the ...
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Somali piracy – what next?

Drop in piracy figures means that many counter-piracy institutions and mechanisms are now seen as costly. Beyond piracy: what next for African maritime security? By Timothy Walker, Researcher, Conflict Management and Peacebuilding ...
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Seaman Guard Ohio crew appeal

PMSC contractors and crew appeal sentences. U.S. ship crew challenge conviction MOHAMED IMRANULLAH S. Six British nationals, 14 Estonians, three Ukrainians and 12 Indians who were onboard U.S. anti-piracy vessel MV Seaman Guard ...
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Nigerian Police train in marsec

Huge spike in piracy, Delta militancy this year. Navy trains 40 officials on inland water policing Posted By: Precious Igbonwelundu The Nigeria Navy (NN) has initiated a Basic Marine Operations Course (BMOC) for ...
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Pirates, terror focus India

Threats remain for India. Seaborne terror, piracy key threats to maritime security, PM Modi says VISAKHAPATNAM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged the threat of sea-borne terror and piracy as two ...
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Germany’s piracy concerns

German shipowners warn against complacency. Piracy threatens worldwide shipping André Klohn The German Shipowners' Association (VDR) has warned of a slowdown in the fight against piracy in the Horn of Africa. "The presence ...
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No anti-piracy patrol for SA

Mozambique Channel unprotected. No ship currently on station for Operation Copper Written by Kim Helfrich Operation Copper, the South African Development Community (SADC) counter-piracy tasking led by South Africa, has been on hold ...

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